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Questions Surround Case of Oregon Teen

Questions Surround Case of Oregon Teen



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(KSL News) There are a lot of questions surrounding the Oregon teen who turned up safe in Brazil.

Exchange student MyKensie Martin disappeared Sunday. Yesterday she showed up at a police station in the coastal city of Salvador, 700 miles from her apartment. She arrived hand in hand with a young Brazilian man, who is a waiter at a beachside restaurant.

Martin told police the boy helped her escape robbers. She also admitted she left her host family and has mixed feelings about going home.

MyKensie Martin, Oregon Teenager: "It's not that I want to go back to the U.S. because I love Brazil. Everything was perfect. I'd rather stay here, but now that I've made this decision, I kind of have to, you know."

Her parents, who flew in town to look for her, will meet her in Brasillia today. Police are still investigating exactly what happened.

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